The nationwide tally has now reached 1,30,60,542 COVID-19 confirmed cases of the 25,40,41,584 samples tested for COVID-19 so far.
The nationwide total number of COVID-19 positive cases of 1,238,635 includes 4,26,122 active cases, 7,84,267 recovered cases and 29,890 deaths due to COVID-19.
As high as 28,179 new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from across the country since Monday.
The data updated Friday morning by the Health Ministry showed the daily COVID-19 cases increased by the highest ever 17,296 cases so far, taking the country’s total tally to 4,90,401.
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in the country reached 4,56,183 as of Wednesday morning.